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Guided walks

We believe that coming to a botanic garden and connecting with nature can have a calming effect and improve your overall sense of health and wellbeing. Stroll through and immerse yourself in the wonder of Adelaide Botanic Garden and Botanic Park with a number of guided or self-guided tours.

Free Guided Tours

Free guided tours are available daily departing at 10.30am (except Good Friday and Christmas Day) from the Visitor Information Centre at the Schomburgk Pavilion.

For more information or to organise special interest or private walks visit the Friends of the Botanic Gardens website.

Please note all guided walks are cancelled on days forecast to reach 36 degrees or more.

Self-guided Tours

Self-guided tours and trails are available from the Visitor Information Centre or downloaded from the Friends of the Botanic Gardens website.

Audio Tour

Free self-guided tours of Adelaide Botanic Garden are available on your iPhone or android phone. For more information or to download the MyParx app, visit the MyParx website.



The safety and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff remains our highest priority and we have implemented new COVID-19 compliant protocols to offer a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants, whilst minimising the risk of COVID-19.

Measures include:

  • Small group sizes to ensure physical distancing can be adhered to
  • Participants and guides must maintain physical distance (1.5m)
  • Participants and guides must practise good hygiene before, during and after sessions
  • Participants must not attend if they are unwell and/or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms

For more information and updates on the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see LATEST NEWS.

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